Canon EF 2x II Extender: More Practice Leads To Better Results

Canon EF 2x II Extender: More Practice Leads To Better Results
April 10, 2019

Last week I shared my experiences with using a Canon EF 2x II Extender with a Canon EF300mm F2.8L USM and the issues I faced. This weekend I used the Canon EF 2x II Extender with the 300mm lens though used a Canon EOS 1D Mark II body while shooting a cricket match in Driffield, East Yorkshire. The day before I had been at another game and met another guy…

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Used Canon Equipment : Buying Used Over New

Used Canon Equipment : Buying Used Over New
April 3, 2019

When I purchased my first camera, I went for a new one though over time, I have started to purchased used canon equipment instead. I have found many different web sites that sell used Canon equipment. MPB Photographic, The London Camera Exchange and of course Ebay all sell used Canon equipment. There are lots of benefits to buying used photographic equipment. The cost is of course a lot cheaper, and you can…

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Canon EF300mm F2.8L USM With Canon EF 2x II Extender

Taken Using Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon EF300mm F2.8L USM & Canon x2 Teleconverter
March 26, 2019

Shooting sports I now use a Canon EF300mm F2.8L USM mounted to a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and sometimes use a Canon EF 2x II Extender. I have read many reports on the Internet about how they work but my experiences of using one are not very good to say the least. This weekend I attempted to shoot part of a cricket match using a Canon EF 2x II…

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Sports Photography : Shooting Swimming With A Canon 1D

Sports Photography : Shooting Swimming With A Canon 1D
December 22, 2018

Arguably, the hardest type of sports photography I have done has to be swimming. As a sports photographer, I have been fortunate enough to shoot two swimming galas. Like all sports photography, the idea is to show the action and a where possible freeze the competing athlete in the shot at just the right moment. If you think about swimming as a sport, the issues faced when photographing it is…

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